Radtke places fifth for Griz at conference meet

POCATELLO, IDAHO – Drummond’s Morgan Radtke placed fifth at the Big Sky Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships this weekend. Radtke, a 2018 graduate of Drummond High School, jumped to a height of 1.64 meters or approximately 5.38 feet. She was the second-best Griz jumper on the day behind teammate senior Jane Booth who placed second at 1.72m. Radtke and the Griz stand at 4th in the Women’s competition. For complete results of the meet, CLICK HERE.

Granite falls from Divisional with loss to Eagles

FRENCHTOWN – Friday brought an end to the Granite High School basketball season with the Lady Prospectors suffering a 54-21 loss to Manhattan Christian. The game was played at Frenchtown High School and was in the Consolation Bracket of the ‘C’ Western Division. The Eagles got off to a fast start, outscoring the locals 12-4 in the opening period. But the Lady Prospectors, who had suffered a loss the night before on a last-second shot by Seeley, never seemed to get their offense in gear. Granite scored five points in the second quarter while Manhattan Christian rattled off 20 on its way to a 32-11 halftime lead. Asha Comings finished with a team-high nine points for Granite. Rachel Ward score

Granite Girls drop Divisional opener to Seeley

FRENCHTOWN – The Granite Girls Basketball Team gave it their best effort Thursday afternoon, but fell to Seeley 31-28 in the first round of the Western Divisional C Basketball Tournament. Having lost to the Blackhawks just a month earlier in Philipsburg, the Lady Prospectors were hoping to get off to a fast start. Unfortunately, a slow first quarter left the locals down 6-1 after eight minutes of play. That five point deficit proved to the deciding factor in the game’s final tally. Granite found its rhythm and rallied to outscore Seeley 20-14 over the middle two periods, taking a 21-20 lead into the fourth. But Seeley made a run and claimed the first-round victory. Rachel Ward was the top sc

Granite punches ticket to Western Divisional with win over Ennis

BUTTE – The Granite Lady Prospectors were solid as a rock Monday night, defeating the Ennis Mustangs in the District 12C Challenge game played at the Maroon Activities Center in Butte. The Lady Prospectors now advance to Thursday’s Western C Divisional opener as the #2 Seed from District 12, playing the #1 Seed from District 13. “We said all year that we had a really young group and so we knew it was going to take some time,” said GHS Head Coach Brandon Piazolla after the win. “We just kept preaching to them that when things weren’t going our way, it’s a learning experience. We wanted to win in February. The girls really worked hard and I’m proud of them.” The game opened with both teams not

Granite comeback falls short against Twin Bridges

BUTTE – The Lady Prospectors staged a fourth-quarter comeback that fell short, losing to Twin Bridges in the championship game of the District 12C Tournament at the Maroon Activities Center (MAC) in Butte Saturday night. The second place finish still leaves them with shot at playing in the divisional tournament next week in Frenchtown. After a slow first period, the Lady Prospectors started to find their rhythm in the second. But as they did, the Falcons kept pace by breaking Granite’s press and scoring several easy buckets. As a result, Twin Bridges extended its lead to 24-12 at halftime. Neither team came out after intermission with any offensive rhythm, but the Lady Prospectors suffered m

Prospectors strike bronze with Consolation title

BUTTE – Granite slipped into the consolation bracket of the District 12C Boys Basketball Tournament in Butte Saturday and came home with the bronze medal. A night after suffering a heart-breaking loss to the Wildcats of Harrison-Willow Creek in the semifinals, the Prospectors claimed a pair of victories over Ennis and Sheridan. The Panthers led 13-10 after one period, but Granite rallied to hold a 21-20 lead at halftime. The locals had reason to be concerned with four minutes to go as senior Daniel Brabender collected his third personal foul and sending him to the bench. Bryce Parret filled in, providing the Prospectors with solid defense and rebounding. Granite extended that their lead thro

Lady Trojans can’t stop Mustangs in Consolation Final

BUTTE – The Lady Trojans fought tooth and nail, but in the end it wasn’t enough to overcome a string second half effort by the Mustangs. Drummond lost to Ennis 47-40 in the Consolation Finals of the District 12C Tournament held Saturday in Butte at the Maroon Activities Center. The Lady Trojans held a 7-6 advantage after one period and trailed by the same, 17-16 at the break. But Ennis Head Coach Jordan Overstreet made some adjustments at halftime that spurred his team offensively and outpace Drummond. Hannah Bradshaw led the locals with 11 points while Sydney Phillips added 10. SCORING DRUMMOND – 7/9/7/17 – 40 ENNIS – 6/11/14/18 – 47 Drummond – Hilmo 6, Phillips 10, Parke 2, Struna 3, Brads

Trojans fall in consolation semifinals to Sheridan

BUTTE – The Drummond Trojans saw their season come to an end Saturday morning at the District 12C Basketball Tournament in Butte, losing to Sheridan 49-30 in the Consolation Semifinals. The Trojans fell behind early and couldn’t catch up, trailing 24-14 at intermission. Drummond paced the Panthers in the third, but another slow fourth quarter sealed their fate and their season. Caleb Parke was the top scorer for Drummond in its finale with 7, followed by Colt Parsons with six. SCORING SHERIDAN – 11/13/15/10 – 49 DRUMMOND – 7/7/13/3 – 30 Sheridan – VanHouten 10, Chisholm 14, Gilman 4, McParland 6, Batzler 11, Hill 3 Drummond – CWagner 2, CParke 9, EParke 6, Anderson 1, LWagner 4, Rigby 2, Par

Granite fends off Drummond, heads to District 12C final

BUTTE – They’d split the season series by winning on their home courts, so it seemed only fitting to play the rubber game for all the marbles in the District 12C Tournament semifinals Friday. When the dust settled, the Lady Prospectors took the bag and headed to the tournament finals while Drummond was relegated to the Consolation Bracket semis Saturday morning. The two county rivals played dead even through one period and into the second before Granite finally took a lead. Drummond countered a few plays later taking its only lead of the game. But when Granite retook it before halftime, they never gave it back. The Lady Trojans were hampered early with starters Sydney Phillips and Hannah Bra

Last second three lifts Harrison over Granite

BUTTE – From the opening tip-off to the final seconds, it was a game that seemed destined to be decided by the last shot. It was Harrison-Willow Creek that got that last try and made the best of it in a dramatic 36-33 over Granite Friday night in the semifinals of the Boys District 12C Tournament. Granite was leading 33-32 10 seconds to play and the Wildcats with the ball. When it came in bounds, Harrison’s Sage Buss unloaded a 25-foot shot that fell through the bottom of the net with three seconds to play to give Harrison the lead. He would add a free throw to reach the game’s final tally. GHS Head Coach Dustin Keltner didn’t comment after the game, but he was overhead to say, “Sometimes ba

Granite makes it a hat trick against Drummond with tournament win

BUTTE – The third time was not the lucky charm for the Drummond Trojans Thursday night, falling to the Granite Prospectors 60-37 in the first round of the District 12C Basketball Tournament. That event is being held at the Maroon Activities Center in Butte, Montana. The win puts the Prospectors into the tournament semifinal against Harrison-Willow Creek which had a bye opening night. For Drummond the loss sends them into the Consolation Bracket where they will take Friday off before playing the loser of Twin Bridges-Sheridan Saturday at 11 a.m. The game opened with both teams looking a little out of sorts. The shot opportunities were there but not falling. After two minutes of play the squad

Lady Trojans advance with win over Harrison-WC

BUTTE – Despite two starters fouling out with almost a full quarter to play, The Drummond Lady Trojans held on to claim a 48-38 win over Harrison-Willow Creek in the opening round of the District 12C Tournament Thursday. The games are being played at the Maroon Activities Center in Butte, Montana. The victory puts the Lady Trojans into the semifinals against county rival Granite High School. The Lady Prospectors defeated Lima in the tourney opener 38-32. The two will face off for the third time this year at 2 p.m. at the MAC. As the game opened it appeared that the Lady Trojans would take full control. Their press was creating turnovers, shots were falling from the outside and the Wildcats w

Comings leads Granite to win in District opener

BUTTE – The Granite Lady Prospectors posted and opening round win over the lima Bears Thursday morning, 38-32, putting themselves into the semifinals of the District 12C basketball tournament. The game was held in the Maroon Activities Center in Butte, Montana. The game opened with Granite pretty much getting what it wanted on shot selection, but only capitalizing on a few shots. The lower shot percentage allowed the seventh-place Bears to remains in the game and close trailing 9-8. The second quarter saw the Lady Prospectors deploy a 2-2-1 press that produced results, with the locals circumventing Lima passes and turning them into easy buckets. The Bears still hung tight, trailing 17=14 at

Energy scam circulating under the Big Sky

GRANITE COUNTY – Beware of calls by anyone looking to collect money, even if they are utility companies. An area resident recently reported a scam phone call in which she was supposedly contacted by a representative of NorthWestern Energy notifying them that their business was two months behind on its power bill. The caller also stated that the power would be shut off in a day if the bill was not brought current. The caller did not ask for money, but instead told the resident to call a “customer service number” to make the payment and even gave her a reference number. The number was not the same as the actual Customer Service number for NorthWestern Energy. But the scammers had evidently don

Granite girls explode for 18 in final period to stage road win

TWIN BRIDGES – The Granite Lady Prospectors staged a furious fourth quarter comeback to beat Twin Bridges on the road Saturday. The victory sends the locals into the postseason on an up note with play beginning Thursday in the District 12C tournament. Tied 19-19 heading into the final period, Granite exploded to score almost half of its final point total before the final buzzer. Comings had eight of her game-high 15 points in the period with Shelby Struna getting all five of hers over the same stretch. Amelia Hill also got into double figures with 10 points on the night. SCORING GRANITE – 7/9/3/18 – 37 TWIN BRIDGES – 5/5/9/9 – 28 Granite – AHill 10, Struna 5, Ward 4, Pitcher 3, Comings 15 Tw

Trojans sweep into postseason with victories over Lima

DRUMMOND – The Trojans and Lady Trojans got their mojo headed in the right direction Saturday night with both teams picking up much needed wins as they head into the District 12C Tournament next week in Butte. First round play will begin Thursday at the Maroon Activities Center with brackets set to be released Monday. Boys Varsity Drummond 64, Lima 45 Lima stayed within reach of Drummond for a quarter, but when the Trojans hit the gas in the second they pulled away for what would be a great way to end the season for the young Drummond squad. “They came out ready to play and gave a good effort all the way through,” said DHS Head Coach Levi Parsons of his team’s play. “There were a couple time

Mustangs run past Drummond boys, girls

DRUMMOND – Neither the boys or girls teams wound up on the winning end of the scoreboard Friday night, but Valentine’s Day was a great time for Drummond to honor its seniors from the Winter season. Pictures from Senior Night at both Drummond and Granite can be found by clicking HERE. In the night’s opening matchup, the Lady Trojans had the visiting Mustangs at a disadvantage until Ennis start draining three-point shots like they were layups. The visitors ended up with nine from beyond the arc – more than half of their final point total – on their way to the win. With 3:15 to play in the second period and Drummond up by a point, 18-17, the two squads played the next 60 seconds even without ei

Senior Night 2020

Images of the Senior Athletes, band members and managers from Drummond and Granite High Schools.

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